"Every child deserves a champion—an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection, and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be”


- Rita Pierson

For the past 12 years, Run for Promise has provided a tangible way for you to get involved in UrbanPromise Toronto's mission and vision.

This year the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon has transitioned to a VIRTUAL RACE with the following distances:



We are encouraging you to participate on the weekend of October 17 & 18th. however, the Virtual Race allows you to run/walk your distance anytime and anywhere between October 1 – 31, 2020.

This is your opportunity to be a ‘champion’ for children and youth living in Toronto Community Housing.  Who will you run for?


Our goal is to have over 100 participants raising $90,000. 


When you register through this link you will activate a $5 referral donation to UrbanPromise Toronto.

To receive the early bird discount - sign up by September 7th.

Fundraising ideas for schools, churches, and youth sports teams